Author Archives: Tracy Kolenchuk

About Tracy Kolenchuk

Founder of Healthicine.org. Author of two books about healthicine; Healthicine: The Arts and Sciences of Health and Healthiness Healthicine: Introduction to Healthicine

The Rise of Medical Chauvinism

Medical Chauvinism: the belief in one single practice of medicine, excluding all others as alternatives of little value. Chauvinism: “Excessive or prejudiced support for one’s own cause, group, or sex” (gender). Oxford English Dictionary. “undue partiality or attachment to a group … Continue reading

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Miracle Cures vs. Real Cures

“We all labour against our own cure, for death is the cure for all diseases.” Thomas Browne Cures are miracles.  Anyone who can cure, is eligible for sainthood. Such is the mystique of cures and curing. But, anyone who claims … Continue reading

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From The Elements of Illness to the Serenity Gap

To cure illness, we must study the elements of illness.  There are three basic elements: illness, injury, and blockage as illustrated in this diagram. Illness Element: an active element of illness consists of a cause and its consequences – the signs and … Continue reading

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I Can’t Make it Out to Work Today, I’ve got Two Colds and a Flu

I won’t make it out to work today, I’ve got two colds and a flu, I’m sniffing and sneezing, My head’s all stuffed up. And now I’m hot, and cold too. My body is aching, My bones they are creaking, I’m … Continue reading

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Every Illness, Every Cure

Modern medicine has no theory of illness and no theory of cure. It’s time. How many different types of illness are there? Three, or four. How many different types of cures? Three, or four. What are the basic types of … Continue reading

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